Aura N 1.0TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Solution for MacBook Pro w/ Retina Display (Late 2013 - Mid 2015) and MacBook Air (Mid 2013 - Mid 2017)
Complete Internal Flash/SSD Drive Upgrade Kit with Tools & OWC Envoy Pro Enclosure
Space to play. Speeds to run.
Get Back in the Game
After years of good, hard work, storage on your Mac is getting tight and load times and data transfers lag. You've invested years of gear, programs and customizations and it's not the time to switch. Upgrade with OWC Aura® N to make your Mac fast and more spacious than ever — for a fraction of the cost of a new model — and keep everything else just the way you like it.
Stretch Out and Run
Aura N expands your Mac with up to 1TB of storage space, so you can add to your media, games, and apps without picking favorites. It's advanced NVMe technology revives read speeds up to 1600MB/s write speeds up to 1100MB/s, giving your Mac the power to run like new again.
Sprints and Marathons
Aura N combines speed and stamina to prepare your Mac for the short race and the long haul. Engineered with advanced SLC caching, this SSD provides incredible burst performance for a faster and more responsive experience. Plus, the extra storage and speed can increase the working life of your Mac by years.
Right-Sized for Work and Play
The smaller stock SSDs for Mac can fill up quickly, especially with photo and video files, games, or even your email. Aura N SSDs are available in capacities up to 1TB, giving you more space to work and play. Newly calibrated to use less power and run cooler, Aura N is the best way to upgrade your PCIe equipped Mac.
No Hassles or Hacks Compatibility
Aura N SSD upgrades are precisely engineered for your Mac laptop, so you'll never need to compromise your data by relying on complicated software hacks or TRIM-enablers to get the most from your upgrade. Just install, migrate your data, and enjoy the great performance of flash storage with up to 8 times the capacity of the original drive.
High-Performance + High-Style
Your upgrade should be a seamless experience. That's why Aura N SSD upgrade kits come with Envoy Pro, the beautifully designed, high-performance SSD enclosure to reimagine your original drive.
When you remove your original SSD, it fits perfectly into Envoy Pro so you can transfer all your data to the new Aura N inside your laptop. Once the file transfer is complete, enjoy using your Mac's original SSD as a fast, external USB drive with transfer speeds up to 426MB/s.
7% Over Provisioning
OWC SSDs perform maintenance tasks in the background that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your drive. These jobs take advantage of available, unwritten areas on the SSD. Aura N storage reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space. Always. With this allocated free space, Aura N SSDs can perform these normal maintenance tasks making your drive more stable, dependable, and ultimately a safer place to store your data.
Quality That Lasts
Aura N SSDs are proudly designed in Austin and are backed by a lifetime of free, award-winning US-based support.
Extra space: add 1.0TB capacity
Read speeds up to 1599MB/s
Write speeds up to 1104MB/s
Consumes less power and runs cooler than earlier models
Designed for macOS 10.12 and beyond
NVMe – PCIe 3.1 x2
Aura N: 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Envoy Pro Enclosure: 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
(1) Aura N SSD
(1) Envoy Pro Enclosure
(1) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-A to Micro-B cable)
(1) Envoy Pro Carrying Case
(1) Envoy Pro User Guide
(1) Installation Guide for MacBook Air (Mid-2013 - 2017), MacBook Pro (Retina, Late 2013 - Mid 2015)
960GB useable capacity Total Flash Memory Components: 1024GB 64 GB Allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
macOS 10.12 Sierra or later
Host Requirements 3 5
Must upgrade to macOS 10.12 or later, prior to installation
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
Sequential Read (Max) 4
up to 1599MB/s
Sequential Write (Max) 4
up to 1104MB/s
Random 4K Read
up to 200,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write
up to 180,000 IOPS
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
32°F to 158°F
0°C to 70°C
1500G / 0.5ms
-40°F to 185°F
-40°C to 85°C
1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity if shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
The Aura N is a PCIe 3.1 x2 NVMe SSD capable of performing up to 1600MB/s. Performance can vary depending on many factors, including the Mac model and its drive bus specifications. Please check the compatibility section and the detailed specs for your Mac model's drive bus specifications.
Sequential read/write (max) performance numbers are based on testing with AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 64GB file size, 16bit RGBA codec, single file and file per frame tests) on a Mid 2015 MacBook Pro (MacBookPro11,4).
Not compatible with Apple Boot Camp on MacBookPro11,1 or MacBookAir6,1 or MacBookAir6,2.
Envoy Pro Specifications:
OS X 10.3 or later
Windows XP or later
Linux OS with support for USB 3.0
Driver not required
Mac or PC featuring USB 3.0 interface
Any Mac that supports booting via USB
(1) USB 3.0 Micro-B (PLX USB 3380)
Up to 500 MB/s Read and Write
Speeds will vary based on drives used, setup, and other factors.
Bus-powered via USB port
Requires USB 3.0 standard powered port. USB 2.0 use not supported or recommended.
Dependent on mechanism installed
Dependent on mechanism installed
Height: 0.4 in (1.0 cm)
Width: 2.1 in (5.3 cm)
Length: 4.5 in (11.4 cm)
Weight (without drive)
3.4 oz (96.4 g)
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n S3DAB2MB10K UPC#: 810586032636
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